Author Archive: UC IT Blogger

Advancing Lab Safety Towards Excellence

A woman working in a lab. Photo: UCI Research Safety Services

When Research Safety Services at UC Irvine evaluated their safety program, several gaps were found in
lab safety which were hindering their safety goals.

Register: Cyber Security Summit on 10/13

UC Cyber Security Summit logo

The 12th Biannual Cyber Security Summit is Thursday, October 13, 2021. Register now to enjoy a full day of discussion, information, games, and insights about cybersecurity and cyber-risk management, plus plenty of opportunities to network with peers from…
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We’re All Designers—Let’s Get Better at IT Together!

Phyllis Triege, chief experience officer, UC Santa Cruz.

By Jim Phillips. UC Santa Cruz recently hired its first chief experience officer (CXO) in the IT department—Phyllis Treige. This new role is a key component of Vice Chancellor of Information Technology Van Williams’s vision for digital transformation. While the…
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UC IT Town Hall with President Drake, September 14

UC President Michael V. Drake, MD

Don’t miss the UC IT Town Hall with President Michael V. Drake on Tuesday, September 14. The town hall will be moderated by UC Davis CIO Viji Murali and incoming UC CIO Van Williams.

This event will be recorded and,…
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A Laser Breakthrough

Artist's concept illustration of electrically controlled optical frequency combs at wafer scale

By James Badham. Fifteen years ago, UC Santa Barbara electrical and materials professor John Bowers pioneered a method for integrating a laser onto a silicon wafer. The technology has since been widely deployed in combination with other silicon photonics devices…
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Returning to the Office: Records Management Best Practices

UCOP Broadway building by Neil Ramos, UC Office of the President

Many of us will be returning to work at the “office.” What should you do with your records? Here are important tips from the UC Records Management Committee.

A. Don’t Leave UC Records at Home

When you return to…
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SiteFarm: A UC Collaboration for Drupal Web Publishing

UC Tech 2019 Sautter Awards presentation. Mayra Solano, 3rd from left; Kristen Lineberger, 5th from left; and Shawn DeArmond (UCD), center, holding plaque.

By Val Trullinger. Awards tend to be given at the end of major projects—if you’re lucky. Your team spends months, if not years, of blood, sweat, and tears; and sends their product out to the world, hoping it does well.


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